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Tobacco: Whiff of death on a stick - Nigeria Today

Tobacco: Whiff of death on a stickNigeria TodayCardio-vascular diseases and some cancers have been linked to tobacco consumption, in both developed and developing countries. In Nigeria the case is not different, as cigarette and non-smoking tobacco products are sold openly to even under aged ...and more »

Don't let tobacco hinder your development : Dr. Prashant Saxena - ETHealthworld.com;

Don't let tobacco hinder your development : Dr. Prashant Saxena - ETHealthworld.com

ETHealthworld.comDon't let tobacco hinder your development : Dr. Prashant SaxenaETHealthworld.comTobacco smoke contains a deadly mix of more than 7,000 chemicals; hundreds are harmful, and about 70 can cause cancer. By Dr. Prashant Saxena, HOD (Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine) & Principal Consultant (Critical Care Medicine), Max Super Specialty ...and more »

Tanzania to formulate law to control tobacco related diseases - Xinhua

Tanzania to formulate law to control tobacco related diseasesXinhuaDAR ES SALAAM, May 31 (Xinhua) -- The government of Tanzania said on Wednesday plans were afoot to formulate and implement a law aimed at controlling tobacco related diseases in the east African nation. Ummy Mwalimu, the Minister for Health, said ...and more »

Free medical aid for smokers who are trying to quit - The Star, Kenya;

Free medical aid for smokers who are trying to quit - The Star, Kenya

The Star, KenyaFree medical aid for smokers who are trying to quitThe Star, KenyaAbout 50 per cent of Kenya's estimated three million smokers are struggling to kick the deadly habit, the Health ministry says. Health PS Julius Korir yesterday urged smokers to seek free medical help, instead of trying to stop the habit on their own.and more »

China struggles to kick world-leading cigarette habit: study - The Daily Star;

China struggles to kick world-leading cigarette habit: study - The Daily Star

The Daily StarChina struggles to kick world-leading cigarette habit: studyThe Daily StarBEIJING: Most smokers in China, the world's largest tobacco consumer, have no intention of kicking the habit and remain unaware of some of its most damaging health effects, Chinese health officials and outside researchers said Wednesday. An estimated ...and more »

'Firm implementation' of anti-smoking laws pledged - Jordan Times;

'Firm implementation' of anti-smoking laws pledged - Jordan Times

Jordan Times'Firm implementation' of anti-smoking laws pledgedJordan TimesAMMAN — On the occasion of the World No Tobacco Day on Wednesday, health sector stakeholders pledged “firm implementation” of the Public Health Law as of July 1. Amendments to the law were endorsed earlier this month, imposing further restrictions ...and more »

KFL&A Public Health calls for standardized packaging for cigarettes - CKWS;

KFL&A Public Health calls for standardized packaging for cigarettes - CKWS

CKWSKFL&A Public Health calls for standardized packaging for cigarettesCKWSPublic Health is advocating for the federal government to make good on their promise for legislation for plain and standardized packaging for cigarettes. Darryn Davis has more… Smoking tobacco has a direct health care cost of over 2 billion dollars a ...and more »

'World No Tobacco' day observed - Pakistan Observer

'World No Tobacco' day observedPakistan Observer“World No Tabacco” day observed here on Wednesday besides the globe to highlight health and additional risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. The theme for World No Tobacco Day 2017, ...and more »

Study reveals high environmental cost of tobacco - fox6now.com;

Study reveals high environmental cost of tobacco - fox6now.com

fox6now.comStudy reveals high environmental cost of tobaccofox6now.comDetails of the environmental cost of tobacco are revealed in a study released by the World Health Organization, adding to the well-known costs to global health, which translate to a yearly loss of $1.4 trillion in health-care expenses and lost ...and more »

Even after a partial ban on smoking - Greater Kashmir;

Even after a partial ban on smoking - Greater Kashmir

Greater KashmirEven after a partial ban on smokingGreater KashmirDespite ban on smoking by the government in public places, offices, educational institutions, etc. it seems smoking is on a rise, which can be justified by the fact that lung cancer in Kashmir is rapidly rising which is directly related to smoking in ...and more »

Residents vow to shun tobacco - The Tribune;

Residents vow to shun tobacco - The Tribune

The TribuneResidents vow to shun tobaccoThe TribuneA rally against consumption of tobacco being carried out on World No Tobacco Day in Ludhiana on Wednesday. Tribune Photo. Tribune News Service. Ludhiana, May 31. The district Health Department observed World No Tobacco Day by taking out a rally ...and more »

What's being done to repair damage done by smoking? - Aljazeera.com;

What's being done to repair damage done by smoking? - Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.comWhat's being done to repair damage done by smoking?Aljazeera.comWorld Health Organization warns cigarettes kill millions annually and tobacco causes massive harm to the environment. 31 May 2017 19:20 GMT Health, Environment · Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social ...and more »

On World No Tobacco Day, WHO Highlights Broader Impact on Environment - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

On World No Tobacco Day, WHO Highlights Broader Impact on EnvironmentAJMC.com Managed Markets NetworkThe dangers of tobacco to users are well-known, but today the World Health Organization (WHO) is taking advantage of World No Tobacco Day to raise awareness of how tobacco impacts non-users, the environment, and society. Published Online: May 31, ...and more »

Theatre artistes scream their lungs out against smoking - The Shillong Times;

Theatre artistes scream their lungs out against smoking - The Shillong Times

The Shillong TimesTheatre artistes scream their lungs out against smokingThe Shillong TimesNew Delhi: When the god of death, Yamraj, finds that he is being saddled with too much work, he decides to look for the reason on earth. He finds the answer — and it leaves him coughing in a cloud of smoke. The Hindu deity of death and Chitragupta ...and more »

PRESS RELEASE: World No Tobacco Day observance - St. Lucia News Online (press release);

PRESS RELEASE: World No Tobacco Day observance - St. Lucia News Online (press release)

St. Lucia News Online (press release)PRESS RELEASE: World No Tobacco Day observanceSt. Lucia News Online (press release)tobacco2 Today, May 31st 2017, the world observes world no tobacco day under the theme Tobacco, a threat to development. Today's observation is intended to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption around the ...and more »

On World No Tobacco Day, Dept urges smokers to kick habit for 24 hours - Eyewitness News;

On World No Tobacco Day, Dept urges smokers to kick habit for 24 hours - Eyewitness News

Eyewitness NewsOn World No Tobacco Day, Dept urges smokers to kick habit for 24 hoursEyewitness NewsThe Health Department says even though the number of smokers in SA has reduced since 2000, smoking remains the leading cause of deadly respiratory illnesses. Picture: Pixabay.com. Smoking · World No Tabaco Day. Email; Print ...and more »

7 million deaths, but Nigeria is doing nothing to curtail Tobacco smoking - TheNewsGuru;

7 million deaths, but Nigeria is doing nothing to curtail Tobacco smoking - TheNewsGuru

TheNewsGuru7 million deaths, but Nigeria is doing nothing to curtail Tobacco smokingTheNewsGuruData presented by The Tobacco Atlas has shown Nigeria is doing virtually nothing to curtail Tobacco smoking in the country. According to the data available on The Tobacco Atlas website, the country has done practically nothing in the years under review ...and more »

DIPR organizes awareness, cultural progs to mark World No Tobacco Day - Rising Kashmir

DIPR organizes awareness, cultural progs to mark World No Tobacco DayRising KashmirDepartment of Information and Public Relations today organized various programs to mark the World No Tobacco Day . According to an official spokesman ,awareness cum cultural programmes were organised to spread awareness about harmful effects of ...and more »

The WHO wants you... To butt out - 570 News;

The WHO wants you... To butt out - 570 News

570 NewsThe WHO wants you... To butt out570 NewsA smoker puts out a cigarette in a public ash tray in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Primary-care doctors need to take a more active role in preventing young Canadians from starting smoking and helping those who have already taken up the habit to ...and more »

Vellore officials target smokers - The Hindu;

Vellore officials target smokers - The Hindu

The HinduVellore officials target smokersThe HinduA strong message: Students taking out a rally as part of the World No Tobacco Day in Vellore on Wednesday. | Photo Credit: C_VENKATACHALAPATHY. Staff Reporter. Vellore, May 31, 2017 23:04 IST. Updated: May 31, 2017 23:04 IST. more-in ...and more »